Baltimore Ravens: Should they revisit idea of signing Dez Bryant?
Why it makes sense
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The answer to that question can’t be answered without deliberation. On paper, signing Bryant has some serious benefits. He will still be under 30 when the 2018 season kicks off. From 2012-14, Bryant put up three 1,000-yard seasons with double-digit touchdowns in each of them. He’s a leader with relentless passion for the game of football. Bryant’s presence alone would give the Ravens’ offense a spark, perhaps more of a spark than Crabtree will provide.
Signing Bryant would give the Ravens some more depth to work with at the wide receiver position. Although the Ravens do deserve credit for the work they’ve done at receiver this offseason, nothing is given. Crabtree and Snead both put up disappointing numbers last season, and Brown has struggled to stay healthy his entire career.
Let’s also not forget that the Ravens have struggled mightily to develop receivers since the franchise arrived in Baltimore 22 years ago. Scott and Lasley are two prospects with potential, but who knows how they will perform when the pads go on and they’re thrown into a live game situation.